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Nominees Named for 2017 JUNO Awards

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has revealed the nominees in 41 categories – including Contemporary Roots Album of the Year and Traditional Roots Album of the Year – for the 2017 JUNO Awards. In addition, singer-songwriter and social activist Buffy Sainte-Marie will receive the Alan Waters Humanitarian Award, while multi-platinum, award-winning singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. The JUNO Awards will be presented April 2 at the Canadian Tire Center in Ottawa, Ontario, and will be broadcast live on CTV and CTV GO. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]
2015 JUNO Award Winners Named

2015 JUNO Award Winners Named

Catherine MacLellan’s The Raven’s Sun and The Bros. Landreth’s Let It Lie were named Roots and Traditional Album of the Year – Solo and Group, respectively, in the 2015 JUNO Awards, the Canadian equivalent of the Grammys. They were recognized by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (CARAS) prior to televised ceremonies from the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ontario on March 15. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]
2014 JUNO Award Winners Named

2014 JUNO Award Winners Named

Serena Ryder, an Ontario-based folk-rock singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, with four prior JUNO Awards, was named Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year in the 2014 Canadian equivalent of the Grammys. Toronto-based alt-country singer-songwriter Justin Rutledge’s Valleyheart and The Strumbellas’ We Still Move on Dance Floors were named Roots & Traditional Album of the Year – Solo and Group, respectively. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]
2014 JUNO Awards Nominees Announced

2014 JUNO Awards Nominees Announced

Serena Ryder, an Ontario-based folk-rock singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, is among the top nominees in the 2014 JUNO Awards, the Canadian equivalent of the Grammys. Nominees also were named for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year Solo and Group. [To read the full article, click on the headline.]
Leonard Cohen, Rose Cousins, Elliott Brood Win Juno Awards

Leonard Cohen, Rose Cousins, Elliott Brood Win Juno Awards

Acclaimed Montreal-born singer-songwriter, poet and novelist Leonard Cohen, Halifax, Nova Scotia-based singer-songwriter Rose Cousins, and Ontario-based alt-country band Elliott Brood were named as winners in the 42nd Annual Juno Awards (the Canadian equivalent of the Grammys). The awards were presented by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) in Regina, Saskatchewan over the weekend. [To read the full article, click on the headline.]

Bruce Cockburn and The Wailin’ Jennys Win Juno Awards

True North recording Artists Bruce Cockburn and The Wailin’ Jennys were named as winners in the 41st annual Juno Awards (the Canadian equivalent of the Grammys). The awards were presented by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) in Ottawa over the weekend. [To read the full article, click on the headline.]

Nominees Named for 2011 Canadian Folk Music Awards

With four nominations each, Bruce Cockburn and Dave Gunning are the top nominees vying for awards during the seventh annual Canadian Folk Music Awards slated to be presented during a gala event in Toronto, Dec. 4. The awards were established to bring greater exposure to the breadth and depth of Canadian folk music, celebrating and promoting it in all its forms. Outstanding achievements will be recognized in 19 categories, while a new “Unsung Hero” award also will be bestowed. (To read the article and see a complete list of nominees, click on the headline.]

Neil Young, Old Man Luedecke, Le Vent du Nord Win JUNO Awards

The 40th annual JUNO Awards were presented by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), March 26 and 27 in Toronto. Internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Neil Young was the big winner, while Nova Scotia-based Old Man Luedecke and Quebec-based group Le Vent du Nord captured awards for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year Solo and Group, respectively. {To read the article in its entirety, click on the headline.]